The Nigeria Police Force has bowed to pressure from the public by publishing the names and photographs of the alleged killers of Kolade Johnson who was gunned down in Mangoro area of Lagos on Sunday. The police today identified the suspects as Inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi and Sergeant Godwin Orji both attached to the Anti-Cultism Squad.
The police said on Twitter that the men have been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures. A police team led by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Zubairu Muazu, also paid a condolence visit to the family of Johnson and assured his family that justice will prevail.
Mr Muazu who was received by the head of the deceased’s family, Mr Remi Lukman, condemned the action of the members of the Anti-Cultism team suspected to have carried out the shooting.
In his response, Mr Lukman thanked the police commissioner for the visit and his resolve in ensuring that justice prevails in the case. The family head described his late son as a peace-loving person and called on well-wishers to remain calm and allow the law to take its course.